For Respiratory Care
Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center is hiring exceptional respiratory therapists to be among the first to care for patients at our brand new community hospital!
Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center will bring acute inpatient medical services to communities in Cumberland, Perry, and York counties. The facility, set to open in the Fall of 2021, will feature 108 private inpatient beds and an attached outpatient medical office building. This is a unique opportunity to be part of opening a new hospital with a highly collaborative and team-oriented culture.
Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center offers our respiratory team members:
Exceptional healthcare, vision, and dental beginning day one.
Multiple time off programs to ensure they have access to strong life work balance.
Strong 401k with company match.
Tuition reimbursement programs
New Graduate tuition forgiveness
Clinical ladder advancement
***NOW OFFERING $10K SIGN-ON BONUS!***
Under general supervision and in accordance with established policies and procedures, Respiratory Therapists perform the day-to-day activities of the Respiratory Services Department and all of its satellites with a focus of care delivery to the critical areas of the Health System (Emergency Department, Intensive Care units). They perform patient assessments and conduct prescribed therapeutic procedures such as arterial blood gas draws, and implement appropriate modalities accordingly.
Respiratory Therapists collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes consistent with evidence-based practice and provide education to patients and families regarding procedures and disease states. In addition, they respond to emergency situations promptly (i.e. code blue, trauma, rapid response, etc), maintaining professionalism at all times and remain focused in high energy/intense situations without losing the ability to communicate appropriately.
Associate Degree or equivalent experience (2 years).
Graduate of an approved Respiratory program including clinical experience or prior work experience.
Requires RRT graduate of a COARC accredited program in respiratory therapy with registry eligibility upon graduation.
Must hold and maintain a current RRT credential from the NBRC.
Must hold and maintain a current license to practice as an RT in Pennsylvania or hold a valid temporary license.
Must maintain AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, and participate in departmental in-service programs.
Must satisfy department orientation standards.
Why Central PA?
We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region. We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz. For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting. For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, and more. Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country’s most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.
For immediate consideration: Respiratory careers start HERE
Send an email to: TBlydenburgh@pennstatehealth.psu.edu to schedule some time to connect!